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Framatome Health Physicist in Richland, Washington

What You’ve Accomplished

You have completed a Bachelor's degree in Biological, Physical or Applied Science and have knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures in a particular field of scientific specialization. You may have also obtained an advanced degree in similar fields. You are ready to join Framatome and help deliver clean, safe energy and advance nuclear technology.

Who You Are

Your actions, behaviors, and decisions are made in a manner consistent with our Core Values:

You may have also acquired the following skills:

  • Experience in Radiation Safety/Protection (or similar field)

  • Experience at an NRC licensed fuel fabrication facility

  • Strong interpersonal verbal and written communication, and quality orientation/attention to details proficiency with Xcel and CAP88

  • Results and action orientation, flexibility, initiative, demonstrated ability to deal with ambiguity

  • Knowledge of Radiation Safety and ALARA practices related to Nuclear Fuel Manufacturing.

  • Knowledge of radiation instruments

  • Ability to identify and solve problems associated with Radiation Protection

  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of staff and management

  • Comfortable using computer programs associated with Health Physics e.g. Excel, MS Word, VSDS, CAP88,

    Your Opportunity

    This full-time role is about making an impact on people’s lives and the future of clean energy. You will leverage your skills and experience to be part of an innovative team and make a difference for our customers. As a Health Physicist in Richland, WA, you will be part of the proven team in the Fuel Business Unit. Your work will include:

  • Perform Health Physics Audits

  • Assist in collecting data used in dose reduction meetings

  • Assist in dose tracking

  • Assist in ordering and distributing dosimeters

  • Assist in conducting dose reduction and ALARA meetings

  • Interface with the NRC and WDOH during audits and inspections

    This position requires occasional travel. Together we will enable clean, safe, and economical low-carbon energy to meet the global ambition for a better tomorrow.

    Who We Are

    Framatome is an international leader in nuclear energy recognized for its innovative solutions and value-added technologies for the global nuclear fleet. More than 2,000 dedicated U.S. Framatome employees work every day to supply ever cleaner, safer, and more economical low-carbon energy for our communities and world. As well as supporting new nuclear builds, advancing new technology and advancing nuclear energy in the U.S. and abroad. Like you, we want a brighter future.

    The Health Physicist has responsibility for helping implement radiation protection concepts in all aspects of nuclear fuel manufacturing and is a member of the Licensing and Compliance staff.

    The Licensing and Compliance function includes a functional manager responsible for program development and implementation and staff management. The components within the Licensing and Compliance function include, Facility Licensing, Material Control and Accounting, Health Physics, and Environmental Protection.

    The Environmental, Health Safety and Licensing (EHS&L) Function includes the components of Licensing and Compliance; Safety; Security, Emergency Preparedness and Radiological Safety; and Nuclear Criticality Safety.

    The EHS&L organization supports all aspects of the Nuclear Fuel Manufacturing business at the Framatome Horn Rapids Road Facility.

    See how the Fuel Business Unit contributes to this future:

    Framatome’s Richland, WA facility is a licensed nuclear fuel manufacturing site and complies with US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and US Department of Energy (DOE) regulations. This position is safety-sensitive and pre-employment drug/alcohol screening is required.

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    Your Total Rewards Package

    The range of base salary for the position is between $70,000 - $91,000, and may also include annual incentives, performance bonuses and benefits. Please note that the base salary range is a guideline, and individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level, competencies and work location.

    Framatome offers a broad employee benefits portfolio as a key component of your total rewards. This includes:

    Multiple medical plans; dental and vision plans; Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment; long- and short-term disability; optional plans including dependent life, accident, critical illness and hospital indemnity insurance; retirement savings plans (401k) with employer match; paid time off including up to 3 weeks of vacation, 8 days of sick leave, and 13 paid holidays; education reimbursement; adoption assistance; employee assistance programs; opportunities for professional development.

    Positions within Framatome may require access to proprietary information that is subject to U.S. export control regulations. As such, the Company must ensure that any hires for these job openings fully comply with all US regulations. Foreign national applicants that are citizens or residents of countries not included on the Department of Energy’s Generally Authorized Destinations list may not be eligible for immediate need positions. See list here:

    Framatome is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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